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Meaning of C horizon in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF C HORIZON

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF C HORIZON

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C horizon is a noun.
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WHAT DOES C HORIZON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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The definition of C horizon in the dictionary is the layer of a soil profile immediately below the B horizon and above the bedrock, composed of weathered rock little affected by soil-forming processes.

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C horizon horizon facts which sediments typically make what below ____ layers substratum nesoil notes horizons glacial post material northeast commonly referred these excluding third deepest soil zone unaltered weathering made parent rock from uppermost derive well other type encyclopedia britannica little humus accumulation structure development often composed define layer profile immediately above bedrock consisting chiefly weathered partially decomposed plant sciences elibrary intensity processes such movement soluble salts oxidazation reduction iron occur there dominant defined yourdictionary sē′hə rī′zən noun essentially would enchantedlearning also called subsoil this beneath contains clay mineral deposits like aluminum nature ball conservancy headquarters wales bangor research station penrhos road merriam webster

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C层
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C horizonte
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C horizon
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सी क्षितिज
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C الأفق
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C горизонт
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C horizonte
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C horizon
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C-Horizont
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C層
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C 지평선
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C chân trời
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C orizzonte
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C horyzont
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C горизонт
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C orizont
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C ορίζοντα
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C -horison
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C horisont
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C horisonten
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «C HORIZON»

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The Origin of Clay Minerals in Soils and Weathered Rocks: ...
3.1.2 The Development of Soils One of the key points to study in the development of soils is to reconsider the definition of the C horizon. The C horizon is classically included in all soil profile descriptions as a transition with the substratum.
autorBruce B. Velde, Alain Meunier, 2008
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Soil Survey of ...
The C horizon is mildly alkaline to strongly alkaline. Olney series The Olney series consists of deep, well drained, moderately permeable soils on smooth to dissected plains. These soils formed in calcareous loamy alluvium. Slope is 0 to 9 ...
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Landslide Soils and Geomorphology in Camp Davis Quadrangle, ...
The variables most nearly significantly related to landslide activity were presence of cracks in the C horizon (sig=0.016), the ratio of C horizon stickiness to A horizon stickiness (sig=0.019), average plasticity for the profile (sig=0.024) and C  ...
autorAshley B. Zung, 2008
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United States Geological Survey professional paper
However, destruction of cavities and ghosts in the upper 2 to 2% feet of the soil implies subsidence, as does the presence of about twice as much chert in the plow layer as in the C horizon. A subsidence of 6 inches, perhaps even 12 inches , ...
autorGeological Survey (U.S.), 1963
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Soil survey
The C horizon, or parent material from which the soils developed, has been in place since the last glacial age. In Southern Aroostook County, the following soils are members of the Podzol great soil group: Plaisted, Plow- land, Stetson, ...
autorUnited States Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, United States. Soil Conservation Service, 1964
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Soil survey
The BC horizon has hue of 5YR to 10YR, value of 4 to 6, and chroma of 2 or 4. Texture is sand or fine sand. The BC horizon is less than 14 inches thick. Some pedons have a Bh/C horizon. The Bh part of the Bh/C horizon has the same range ...
autorUnited States. Bureau of Soils, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, 1988
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Geological Survey Professional Paper
1 1 (5) 47:47 .10 1.45 1.24 .047 - .42 C horizon 11 (5) 47:47 .14 2.44 1.10 .057 - 3.3 Sheppard-Shlprock-Doak Soil Association, N. Mex. A horizon 24 (5) 18:30 . 040 1.42 — <.032 - .065 C horizon 24 (5) 18:30 .040 1.69 — <.032 - .13 Cultivated ...
autorGeological Survey (U.S.), 1982
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Hazardous Waste Measurements
Nonetheless, determinations obtained for silt show that with the exception of the C horizon, precision was excellent overall and within each laboratory. This is an especially powerful piece of evidence for homogeneity. In the C horizon samples,  ...
autorMilagros S. Simmons, 1990
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Glossary of Soil Science Terms 2008
B/C-A horizon comprised of individual parts of B and C horizon components in which the B horizon component is dominant and surrounds the C component. Subordinate Distinctions within Master Horizons and Layers a: highly decomposed ...
autorSoil Science Society of America, 2008
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Soil survey, Dundy County, Nebraska
They have a gray or mottled B or C horizon. The soils have formed in areas that are poorly drained, under a rank growth of grasses. The Gannett and Rauville soils are classed as Humic Gley soils. The soils of both series formed under tall ...
autorHoward Eugene Sautter, United States. Soil Conservation Service, University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Conservation and Survey Division, 1963
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6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «C HORIZON»

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Soil pit study tells the story of soil structure
The substratum, or C horizon, is rarely affected by tillage practices or soil formation – so most soil pits focus on the A and B horizons. «Minnesota Farm Guide, Oct 14»
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Soil as food, and a cake
C horizon: The C horizon is composed of is the unconsolidated material underlying A and B horizons, typically formed from the bedrock that has ... «Imperial Valley News, Oct 12»
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Soil Science Society of America
Under that layer, Howard then typically finds another A and C horizon of the buried native soil. Finding those orderly layers meant that Howard ... «The Cutting Edge, Apr 12»
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Is 2012 the Next 1897? Juniors Prepare for Yukon Gold Rush
This is one of the top ten historically reported anomaly results in the entire White Gold District. It was taken from the C horizon at 90cm depth ... «Prospecting Journal, Feb 12»
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Living Green: The Dirt on Soil
The B horizon is almost entirely rock material, plus some nutrients that have washed out of the A horizon. The C horizon is mainly bedrock in ... «The Epoch Times, Mar 10»
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FSX Seattle-Tacoma International (WA) Scenery
... is the taxiway to which aircraft pushing back from the concourses facing twy B stop, or will turn off B and then taxi along W to the Concourse C Horizon gates. «Fly Away Simulation, Dec 08»
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